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Outside Inside

Exploring Boundaries and Otherness

Sunday, September 17, 2017 to Sunday, January 7, 2018

See new works created by the second Chicago cohort of the Midwest Jewish... More >

Open House

Open House Chicago

Sunday, October 15, 2017
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

In partnership with Krueck + Sexton Architects, Spertus is pleased to again... More >


Turning Points in Zionist History

Sunday, October 22, 2017
9:30 am to 3:30 pm

In a collaboration between Spertus Institute and Indiana University, join... More >

Master Class

Social Media Boot Camp

Online Master Class

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

In four online sessions, Digital Marketing Strategist Elly Deutch will teach... More >

Certificate Program

Certificate in Jewish Leadership Cohort Begins

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Beginning in October 2017, the Certificate in Jewish Leadership program will... More >

Art Talk

Artist-Led Tour

Sunday, October 29, 2017
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Tour the exhibit Outside Inside: Exploring Boundaries and Otherness... More >


Ben-Gurion, Epilogue

Chicago Documentary Film Premiere

Monday, October 30, 2017
7:00 pm

David Ben-Gurion's clear voice provides a... More >


Sacred Love: Songs of the Sephardim

Sunday, November 5, 2017
3:00 pm

The Newberry Consort performs music of Renaissance Spain and the Ladino oral... More >


History of the Book

Monday, November 6, 2017
9:00 am to 4:30 pm

Spertus Institute and the Newberry Library present a jointly organized... More >

Art Talk

Artist-Led Tour

Sunday, November 12, 2017
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Tour the exhibit Outside Inside: Exploring Boundaries and Otherness... More >

Program Series

Jewish Book Month One Book Activities

Sunday, November 19, 2017 to Sunday, December 10, 2017

Join the celebration of Jewish Book Month with discussions and events across... More >

Author Event | Booksigning

Spertus In the Suburbs

North Shore Author Event

Thursday, November 30, 2017
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Meet Renée Rosen, bestselling author of “Windy City Blues” at a free... More >